Fruit Smoothie with Spinach and Walnuts

1 serving Ingredients: 1 banana Raspberries Strawberries Handful of baby spinach 2 cups almond Milk 10 walnuts 1 tablespoon cashew butter 1 scoop protein powder (use Foru or Arbonne Protein Powder) Directions: Blend with or without ice for a delicious shake! If you would like to order Arbonne or Foru Protein powder, send me an…

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Summer Melon Salad

Serves 8 This flavorful medley of watermelon and cantaloupe is perfect for breakfast, as a snack, or for dessert. Ingredients: 1/4 cup dark honey 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 lb seedless watermelon, rind removed, diced (about 5 cups) 1 6-inch firm, ripe cantaloupe (about 3lb), rind removed, seeded, and…

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Poached Pears with Orange-Berry Sauce

Serves 8 This warm dessert is a great way to end a meal on a cool evening. The pears can also be made ahead and chilled for an easy summer treat. Ingredients: 4 firm but ripe Bosc pears, peeled, halved and cored 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup dark…

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Spicy Greens with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Serves 4 Be sure to swirl fresh greens in plenty of cold water to ensure a good cleaning- quick rinsing doesn’t do the trick. If you don’t have sun-dried tomatoes on hand, use the same amount of chopped seeded tomatoes. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 red onion, chopped 1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes, plumped…

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Garlic Meatballs

Serves 6 Savory and fragrant with herbs and garlic, these meatballs are baked, not fried. Serve them with mashed sweet potatoes and steamed broccoli, or with flat whole-wheat noodles and your favorite pasta sauce. Ingredients: 1 lb 99% fat-free ground turkey or chicken breast 1/2 cup fresh whole-grain bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese…

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Breakfast Berry Smoothie

1 serving Ingredients: 1 banana, cut into chunks 1/2 cup fat-free milk (cold in summer, warm in winter) 1/4 cup frozen unsweetened blueberries 1/4 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries 1 teaspoon peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon honey In a blender, combine the banana, milk, blueberries, strawberries, peanut butter and honey. Process about 1 minute, or until the…

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Salmon with Toasted Bulgar, Lime & Ginger

Serves 4 Get a good dose of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids from the salmon in this flavorful and well-balanced dish. Serve with a crisp stir-fry of bok choy or leafy green vegetables. Ingredients: 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon curry powder 4 salmon fillets, about 5oz Olive oil cooking spray Lime…

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Tomatoes with Cucumbers & Yogurt

Serves 4 This light salad is similar to Indian raita a dish served with curries. It goes well with grilled chicken or a sandwich Ingredients: 1 cucumber peeled, seeded, and diced 2 plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 green onion, including tender green parts, minced 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons finely…

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